Dr. Botero has been in practice since 2009 and is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in hip and knee reconstruction and replacement. He is committed to providing the most current, successful treatment options that help relieve pain and restore function to his patients so that they can return to the active lifestyle they desire.
Dr. Botero received his undergraduate degree from the City University of New York where he graduated cum laude. He received his medical education from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine graduating with honors. During medical school, he was commissioned as an Officer in the United States Army following the events of September 11, 2001. Dr. Botero received his orthopaedic surgery training at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. His military career continued at Fort Benning, Georgia where he provided orthopaedic surgical care to the Army's Rangers, Infantry and Armor soldiers and their families. He deployed to Iraq in 2010 as the orthopaedic surgeon with the 21st and the 256th Combat Support Hospitals in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
After his military service, Dr. Botero completed a Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement at Midwest Orthopaedics/Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He was privileged to train under world-renowned surgeons who pioneered minimally invasive quadricep sparing knee replacement and minimally invasive anterior hip replacement techniques. These techniques help patients recover more quickly from surgery. Dr. Botero also focuses on partial knee replacement, revision hip and knee surgery, and on hip fracture care.
Dr. Botero is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He joins Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic with great enthusiasm and looks forward to becoming an integral part of the greater Knoxville community sharing his expertise in the field of Hip and Knee Reconstruction and Replacement.